For Immediate Release
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – May 3rd, 2023 - In partnership with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital’s 12th annual Homers for Health campaign, all 27 Dierbergs Markets will be inviting patrons to “round up” at the register.
From May 2nd through May 29th, Dierbergs Markets customers can round up at the register with proceeds directly benefiting Cardinal Glennon Kids. Homers for Health raises crucial support for the children served by SSM Health Cardinal Glennon through various fundraising efforts.
"We are so grateful for our continued partnership with Dierbergs. Their dedication to our community and their passion to support Cardinal Glennon has been so strong since the beginning of Homers for Health. Our patients and families remain grateful for the support," said Sandy Koller, President of SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation.
Dierbergs patrons have raised more than $670,318 dollars over the last eleven years, and hopes to continue to tradition of supporting this cause for many years to come. "Dierbergs Markets is proud to be a part of impactful efforts of Homers for Health again. Our associates truly rally behind this campaign, they know every ‘round up’ makes a difference!” said Laura Dierberg Padousis, Executive Vice President.
Dierbergs Markets Associates work together to encourage patrons and teammates to engage with campaigns like Homers for Health, “Every year we look forward to partnering with Homers for Health to raise money for the Cardinal Glennon Kids. People feel great knowing their donation makes a meaningful difference in the children's lives, and we feel great working as a team for a meaningful cause!” said Judy Josar, Department Manager.
For more than 169 years, Dierbergs Markets have served Greater St. Louis and proudly partners with charitable organizations to provide life-enhancing resources, volunteer hours, and a commitment to the community. Additional information about Dierberg’s community programs can be found at Dierbergs.com/community.
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Dierbergs Markets traces its roots to a country store founded in 1854 in West St. Louis County. Four generations have managed the company, which had only one location until 1967. Today, Dierbergs employs more than 3,500 Associates in 26 St. Louis metropolitan-area stores and one location at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks.
About Homers for Health
Now in its 12th year, Homers for Health has raised valuable support for the children served by SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. Thanks to the generosity of thousands of Cardinals fans from across the nation and around the world making their pledge for patients, this program has made significant contributions to our exceptional, state-of-the-art health care and the creation of child-friendly, family-centered environments within the hospital. Founded by former Cardinal Matt Holliday and his wife Leslee in 2012, the program has helped create new child-friendly spaces including the Imaging Center, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Inpatient and Outpatient Cancer Units, raising more than 8-million dollars.
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